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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

For the two free drinks and endless snacks from the affiliates. 

Apr 23, 2018 08:15 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

I wasn't qualified to do anything else.

Apr 23, 2018 08:19 AM
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Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

The short answer is: I enjoy helping people.

Apr 23, 2018 08:10 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    I was investing in rental houses.   I wanted those MLS books and a lockbox key!

Apr 23, 2018 08:38 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Short answer just provided 5 seconds ago: because I could. (Must be the question of the day.)

Apr 23, 2018 08:28 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

We were young, married less than a year and my husband couldn't find an art teaching job so we joined the family business while we continued to look for other work. Then we never quit. 14 years later...-Kasey

Apr 23, 2018 08:26 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Because a successful agent suggested it Bryan Gardner .

Apr 23, 2018 08:22 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

My Father made me get my license

Apr 23, 2018 09:21 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I was a teacher and there were too many vacations for me!!!! I wanted a job where I could work a full day and create my own program.... did 40 years of it ...

Apr 23, 2018 08:42 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Because I....

short enough? 

Apr 23, 2018 05:48 PM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

In our family it was a prerequisite to be licensed ASAP.

Apr 23, 2018 10:35 AM
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Denise Copeland
Home Sales Palm Beach - Jupiter, FL
Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes

Great money. Great industry.

Apr 23, 2018 10:26 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I opened my first real estate office for the career and business opportunities after finishing law school and passing the bar.

Apr 23, 2018 09:52 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bryan,

I like working for myself, always have, always will.  A

Apr 23, 2018 09:42 AM
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Paul Weese
Colorado Group Realty - Steamboat Springs, CO
Steamboat Springs Broker and Outdoor Enthusiast

For the excellent opportunities in self-growth, great happy hours, and having a career that I can build a lifestyle around.

Apr 23, 2018 09:40 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Tired of the corporate world.

Apr 23, 2018 09:26 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Independence (is that short enough for you?)

Apr 23, 2018 09:05 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I became a Real Estate Agent because Roger asked me to work with him, as we are a 'Team' Bryan Gardner

Apr 23, 2018 09:00 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Bryan Gardner - just do it because someone tells you that you'll be good at.

Apr 23, 2018 09:06 PM
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Family Business

Apr 23, 2018 04:06 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Because I wante d to

Apr 23, 2018 03:58 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Corporate burnout ... and a laundry list of other reasons personal to me.

Apr 23, 2018 01:26 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

It gave me the freedom to be my own boss, set my own hours and earn a good living.  I'd been in other sales jobs prior.

Apr 23, 2018 12:02 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Because if you're going to sell something you might as well sell the most expensive thing you can. 

Apr 23, 2018 11:28 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

For sure, a lot to learn about this subject and great answers.

Oct 27, 2018 03:39 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

So many great answers. I hope one of them was right for you. 

Oct 27, 2018 03:38 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Thought my husband and I were going to do fix n flips, but ended up being an agent.  

Apr 26, 2018 09:06 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

It seemed like a good idea.

Apr 24, 2018 05:22 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Seemed like a good idea at the time.

Apr 23, 2018 07:16 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Flexibility, income potential, personal growth, sounded interesting.

Apr 23, 2018 06:53 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

To move from the flipping side of real estate to the sales side....among other reasons...

Apr 23, 2018 06:04 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Looked like an enjoyable opportunity

Apr 23, 2018 05:04 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I thought it would be easy money and flexible schedule. 

.......both are wrong....

Apr 23, 2018 02:02 PM